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Earn 10,000 Bonus IHG Points: Stay At Crowne Plaza Times Square

Being a native New Yorker (Brooklyn to be exact), I try to avoid Times Square at all costs. It’s pretty much impossible to walk a block without getting into a traffic jam of people constantly stopping short to take a photo, listen to a street musician or look up at something on a building.

However, if I wasn’t from NY I could kind of see the appeal of visiting the area- at least for a day. (Broadway show, bright lights, a really cool Toys R’ Us etc.)

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Hotel Review: Astor Crowne Plaza- New Orleans

photo credit: Astor Crowne Plaza

While planning our trip to New Orleans, I knew that I wanted to stay in the French Quarter or as close as possible without breaking the bank. Before I even started to look for a hotel, I came across a tweet by Ric Garrido of the Loyalty Traveler blog which helped make my decision very easy.
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The tweet was for a post Priority Club Rewards Deep Discounts. Priority Club was adjusting their hotel award rates. Hotels going for 35,000- 40,000 points were currently available for 15,000 points per night.
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I did a quick search and booked a room at the Astor Crowne Plaza located in the French Quarter on Bourbon Street.
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